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Course options

  • Qualification

    HND - Higher National Diploma

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Please note that due to COVID-19, this course will be delivered on-campus with reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place.

This advanced course provides learners with a wide range of knowledge and skills required for mechanical engineering relevant to mechanical, manufacture, process, oil and gas and alternative energy industries. The objective of the programme of study is to provide a broad understanding of mechanical engineering technologies. In addition, it develops organisational skills including project planning, maintenance strategies, methods of design analysis, leadership and personal skills.

Please note that this course is delivered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

Career Paths

Engineering Technician in

  • Mechanical
  • Manufacture
  • Process
  • Oil and Gas
  • Alternative Energy Industries

Progression

Progression to degree studies at the entry level of second or third year dependant on the university entry requirements.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 6,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

HND (BTEC) :

Year 1 of HND Mechanical Engineering.

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University information

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

  • Campus address

    Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, Falkirk, FK2 9AD, Scotland

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